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By John Raftrey And Lori McCormick

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About this blog: We are writing this blog to give practical advice to students and parents, to reflect on issues affecting college admissions, and to provide a platform for a robust community discussion on post-secondary choices. We occasionally f...  (More)

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The Common Application: essay advice from the source
Aug 23, 2017 3:50 pm
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(from the Common Application's Counselor's email listserve)

This year the Common Application revised and rolled out (some) new essay prompts.... More
University of California Augmented Review Policy
Aug 20, 2017 2:21 pm
Comments: 1 | Views: 6,028

Taken from the UC Counselors and Advisors Bulletin:

UC Regents adopted an Augmented Review Policy, effective for the 2018-19 admission cycle which allows campuses... More
College applications are open!
Aug 1, 2017 6:27 pm
Comments: 3 | Views: 5,789

(written by Lori McCormick)

August marks the start of college applications becoming available for 2017-2018.

The Common Application, which over 700 colleges... More
Transitions
Jun 30, 2017 9:36 am
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(Written by Lori McCormick)


If you recently graduated from high school and are off to college in the fall, enjoy your final weeks of summer. You worked hard... More
How Can Teens Benefit from Working During Their Youth?
Jun 4, 2017 6:31 pm
Comments: 4 | Views: 7,178

Written by Janet Shah, Founder of Teenjobfind, Inc.
www.teenjobfind.com

Being a teenager today is much different from when I was young. I was able to play varsity... More
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